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Northwest Africa 3230
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3230
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3230
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 322 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 573 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 84:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:April 2007
Mass (g):322
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):9.1-16.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.2-15.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Piogenite Wo6, Cr2O3 1.13 wt%
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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